Adults and Children 12 yr of age and older:Topical Apply an approximately pea-sized amount in a thin layer to the acne-affected areas twice daily. Rub in gently and completely.
Adults and Children:PO Start with 50 mg/day in adults and correspondingly smaller doses in children. If full control is not achieved with 50 to 300 mg/day, higher doses may be tried. Reduce dose to minimum maintenance level as soon as possible. The time for dosage reduction is 8 mo (range, 4 mo to 2½ yr of age) and, for dosage elimination, 29 mo (range, 6 mo to 9 yr of age).
Adults and Children:PO 100 mg/day in adults and correspondingly smaller doses in children without interruption in therapy with at least 1 antileprosy drug.
Gently wash and pat skin dry prior to application.
Wash hands after application.
For external topical use only; not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.